Protests rage outside Salman Khan's house for opposing Yakub Memon's death penalty
Protests rage outside Salman Khan's house for opposing Yakub Memon's death penalty

After advocating against the death penalty for 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon, Salman Khan faced protest outside his residence here.

Taiwan police arrest 30 student protesters

 Police arrested 30 student protesters in Taiwan early today after they broke in to the education ministry in the capital Taipei overnight protesting "China-centric" changes to the school curriculum.

Pope urges dialogue in Ecuador in wake of protests

Pope Francis appealed for dialogue on Tuesday in front of nearly one million people at an outdoor mass in Ecuador`s capital, recently rocked by anti-government protests.

Dalai Lama birthday celebrations draw support, protests in US
Dalai Lama birthday celebrations draw support, protests in US

A three-day celebration marking the Dalai Lama`s 80th birthday kicked off Sunday, as thousands of supporters -- and some protesters -- gathered in Anaheim, California to hear the spiritual leader speak.

US raid on Afghan weapons cache incites protests

The US forces conducted a raid to destroy a cache of weapons north of Kabul early on Monday morning, a US Army spokesman said, giving rare details of unilateral activity in Afghanistan.

Armenia`s `Electric Yerevan` protests enter seventh day
Armenia`s `Electric Yerevan` protests enter seventh day

Rallies in the Armenian capital against electricity price hikes and police violence entered the seventh day on Thursday with protesters adamant they will not back down.

Hong Kong's pro-democracy street camps come to a quiet end
Hong Kong's pro-democracy street camps come to a quiet end

 Hong Kong authorities began clearing away the last pro-democracy encampments near government headquarters on Wednesday, watched by a handful of demonstrators in a quiet but poignant end to nine months of street protests.

Demonstrators dig migrant `graves` in Berlin

Around 5,000 people joined a Berlin demonstration on Sunday by a controversial protest group which dug mock graves in front of parliament to highlight Europe`s deadly migration crisis, police said.

Anger, protests grow after Charleston church killings

Residents of South Carolina, still shaken by the unthinkable murder of nine African Americans, planned protests across the state today, giving voice to their grief, anger and demands for change.

Anti-migrant protests in Myanmar`s troubled Rakhine

Buddhist hardliners backed by monks protested in Myanmar`s troubled Rakhine state Sunday against help being offered to desperate migrants found adrift on boats in the Bay of Bengal.

Thousands protest Nicaraguan canal

Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in a central Nicaraguan city to protest the construction of a $50 billion (44 billion euros) canal that will run through their land.

Indignados mayors take power in Madrid and Barcelona

Activists from the Indignados (Outraged) protest movement that grew out of Spain`s economic crisis took power in the country`s two biggest cities Saturday after ruling conservatives suffered major losses in May`s local elections.

Ukraine, Russia protest over attacks on each other's diplomatic missions
Ukraine, Russia protest over attacks on each other's diplomatic missions

Ukraine protested to Russia on Saturday after mobs vandalised its embassy in Moscow and its consulate in Rostov-on-Don overnight, a day after Russia made a similar protest to Ukraine over damage to the Russian consulate in Kharkiv.

Protesters demand release of Srebrenica Muslim commander

Several hundred Muslim veterans of Bosnia`s 1990s wars attended a protest Friday to demand the release of Naser Oric, a Bosnian Muslim commander arrested on a Serbian warrant alleging war crimes.

Protests in Greece against EU-IMF loan deal

Greek unions planned protests in Athens and other cities on Thursday over the prospect of new austerity cuts demanded by the country`s international creditors.

German anti-Islam movement seeks electoral anchor as rallies dwindle

Germany`s anti-Islam PEGIDA movement, whose weekly demonstrations have steadily dwindled, has its sights set on gaining a political foothold when its eastern stronghold city of Dresden goes to the polls Sunday.

Tense standoff outside US mosque over cartoon protest

Anti-Islam protesters -- some of them heavily armed -- faced off against religious rights demonstrators outside a US mosque Friday, in a tense but peaceful standoff.

Explosions rock Burundi capital as deadly protests continue

Two explosions shook Burundi`s capital on Friday but no one was hurt, police and a witness said, as deadly unrest against President Pierre Nkurunziza`s bid for a third term in office rumbled on.

Thai `yellow shirt` leaders sentenced for 2008 protest

A Thai court handed six `Yellow Shirt` leaders two-year jail terms Thursday for a 2008 protest which saw the prime minister`s office stormed and occupied by demonstrators.

Small protests, tight security in Burundi after deadly weekend

Protests against Burundi`s president resumed on Monday, with police also out in force after a weekend marked by more deadly violence in the crisis-hit central African nation, witnesses said.